Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield coming to Altoona in April

Acclaimed Entertainer to Perform at Prairie Meadows

December 10 – Altoona, IA. Grammy Award-winning musician Rick Springfield will perform at Prairie Meadows this spring. The creator of some of the biggest pop songs of the 1980s, Springfield has scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including "Jessie's Girl," "Don't Talk to Strangers," and "An Affair of the Heart.” The show on Friday, April 19 is set to start at 8 p.m. in The Meadows Events Center.

Tickets for the show start at $55 and will be available for purchase at prairiemeadows.com or Prairie Meadows Gift Shop beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 15. Members of the property’s rewards program, Prairie Gold Rewards, will have a ticket presale opportunity. Prairie Gold Rewards membership is free and open to guests 21 and older.

No refunds, cancelations, or exchanges will be permitted. Program dates and times are subject to change. All concertgoers must be 21 or older to attend. For additional information, visit prairiemeadows.com.

About Rick Springfield

Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” He’s an accomplished actor who has starred opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film Ricki and the Flash, gave a chameleonic performance as the creepy Dr. Pitlor in HBO’s prestige drama True Detective, earned great reviews for his portrayal of Lucifer this season on the CW hit, Supernatural and most recently played Pastor Charles on American Horror Story. In 2014, Springfield was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located around the corner from the first apartment he lived in when he first arrived in the U.S. from Australia in 1971. 

Rick’s latest Album “The Snake King” finds Rick travelling down a dusty dirt road to explore the blues side of his rock ‘n roll and marks a definite departure from the power pop he has been known for. For more information on Springfield, visit rickspringfield.com.

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About Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows began operations as a non-profit organization in 1989 with the goal of promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Through taxes, grants, and charitable donations, Prairie Meadows has given more than $1.8 billion to the state of Iowa. Prairie Meadows offers nearly 1,800 slot machines, table games, live and simulcast racing, hotel accommodations, entertainment, and more.

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